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A new app analyzes air pollution and its equivalence to cigarette smoking.
By Carrie Tatro Jul 6, 2018
Increasing scientific evidence shows that ultrafine particles are especially hazardous to health.
By Patrick J. Kiger Feb 2, 2018
From libraries to used book stores, books get passed from hand to dirty hand. How safe are they to handle?
By Carrie Tatro Feb 1, 2018
Does the sound of a leaf blower make you mad? There might be a physical reason for it.
By Laurie L. Dove Nov 10, 2017
Crabs exposed to Prozac are more careless in their foraging behavior, and more aggressive toward members of their own species.
By Jesslyn Shields Oct 31, 2017
New research shows that human-caused CO2 emissions could decrease the nutritional value of staples like rice and wheat. But there are ways we can prepare.
By Jesslyn Shields Aug 4, 2017
Hundreds of scientists and doctors are calling for stronger restrictions on antibacterial chemicals that show up in yoga mats, cosmetics, and even toothpaste.
By Laurie L. Dove Jun 20, 2017
The latest study on airport noise spotlights the potentially negative relationship between aircraft sounds and human health.
By Laurie L. Dove Jun 19, 2017
The icy spectacles are growing in many places, with the help of glacial melt and warmer summers.
By Kate Kershner Mar 1, 2017
What’s behind the mediocre grade, and who gave it?
By Kate Kershner Dec 19, 2016
And it concerns a proposed development that will, depending on whom you talk to, spoil one of the world's natural wonders or build a better future for the Navajo people.
By John Donovan Sep 30, 2016
Codenamed Project Iceworm, the facility has been abandoned since 1967, but melting ice could become a problem for the once secret base.
By Jonathan Strickland Sep 29, 2016
By 2020 some will say au revoir to disposable, single-use plastic goods. Will the rest of the world follow this trendsetting nation?
By Christopher Hassiotis Sep 21, 2016
Most people don’t reuse their totes enough to have an environmental impact, survey says.
By Dave Roos Sep 16, 2016
First Flint, Michigan. Now Sebring, Ohio. And the problem is only going to get worse. A lot worse.
By Lauren Vogelbaum Jan 27, 2016
As if the urban heat island effects of elevated temperatures and pollution weren't gifts enough, cities have discovered that pollution is belching back at them, too.
By Julie Douglas Nov 6, 2015
Yep, mealworms are happy to chow down on your polystyrene.
By Robert Lamb Oct 19, 2015
You spend one third of your life asleep. But you spend your entire life breathing. Learn more about these 10 common indoor air pollutants.
By Josh Peterson, Planet Green
Some worry that the electromagnetic fields lead to cancer. Learn more about how electric cars and hybrids affect your health.
A few simple changes to your shopping routine can avoid potential risks. Learn more about avoiding BPA exposure from cash register receipts.
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